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Kite shops in our area

The following list is an attempt to save kite flyers in our area the trouble of starting the search all over again to locate shops that stock kites and kite accessories:
 
 Kite shops in and around Johannesburg and Pretoria:
 
Company Address Phone Comments
Bateleur Kites 312 Dungarvan Avenue, Mondeor, 2110, South Africa 011-914 4600 Most types of kites and accessories.
Be A Sportskites 1 Pelikaan Avenue, Randparkridge, South Africa 011-792 6627 Most types of kites, concentrates on sport kites.
Dinamik Kites PO Box 155, Muldersdrift, 1747, South Africa 082 895 5938 Stunt and power kites and accessories.
Hi-Fly Next to Atterbury Road, Pretoria, South Africa over weekends 082 502 1070 Most types of kites and accesories.
Kites Galore and More Shop 144, Randburg Waterfront, Republic Rd, Randburg, 2194, South Africa 082 604 5111 A wide variety of kites and accessories. One of the few real kite "shops" around.
Kite Shop (Johannesburg agent) . xx xx.
X-Wind Kites 245 Simmetrie Street, Meyerspark, 0184, Pretoria, South Africa 082 885 8558 Sport kites, mainly Beetles.
 
  Kite shops elsewhere that we deal with:
 
Company Address Phone Comments
BFK 2500 E. Imperial Hwy. #122
Brea, CA 92821
USA 
091 714 529-6589 One of the largest kite stores in the world.
Dick Barnes . . Creator of the superb custom made Pizazz kites.
Kite Shop  Shop 110, Victoria Wharf Shopping Centre, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town, South Africa 021-216 231 Probably the biggest kite shop in South Africa.  Stocks most types of kites and accessories.
Rare Air Shop F55, Cavendish Square, Claremont, Cape Town 021-683 0011 Most types of kites and accessories, concentrates on sport kites.
Techno Kites 11 Riverside Acres, Andries Pretorius str., Somerset West 021 851 3109 a/h Sells Spirit of Air, Rare-Air, Wallend-Air and The Beetle.
Vlieger-Op Weteringkade 5a2515 AK, Den Haag, The Netherlands  0931 70 385-8586 Stocks a large number of kites and a superb selection of accessories.
Wallend-Air Dolphin Beach, Tableview, South Africa 021-92 5591 Out and out powerkites.
Windsong Kites Shelly Centre, Shelly Beach, South Africa 082 552 4661 Most types of kites and accesories, including very nice single-liners.
 
Places where you can find material and accessories for kite building:
 
Company Address Phone Comments
Anglers' Corner cnr Rabie & Hans Strijdom, Randburg, South Africa 011-793 3321 Fishing shop stocking dacron line
Canvas King (Henry's) Shop 1&2, Valley Centre, 396 Jan Smuts Avenue, Craighall Park, South Africa 011-326 0184 Webbing, long zips, canvas, black ripstop, velcro, etc
Gelvenor Textiles  . 0325-61116 Ripstop (speak to Ruth/Henry)
Fly Fishing Company Bryanston Shopping Centre, William Nicol Road, Bryanston, South Africa 011-463 4281 Fishing shop stocking dacron and spectra line.
Hang-em-High 1420 Yale Ave., Richmond, VA. 23224, USA 091 804 233-6155 Fabrics and any other imaginable accessory for kite building.  Super service!
Jeka Foam Plastics 440 Church Street East, Pretoria, South Africa 012-323 7215 Ripstop, other fabrics, bungie cord, zips, webbing, etc.